Archive for the ‘octopus’ Category

Local Talent: Red Octopus at FFMR Tidepools

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Cool video of a red octopus crawling from one tidepool to another at the Reserve. Video contributed by a visitor on May 14, 2012.

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Octopus Becomes Invisible in 24 Seconds!

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Amazing video of an octopus making itself invisible in just 24 seconds.

Tug-of-War with an Octopus!

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Volunteer naturalist Linda Barre reports:

Red Octopus

A red octopus crawling between tidepools at FMR. (Not the same one Linda played tug-of-war with.)

The other day, the high school students I was leading on a tidepool tour found a red octopus in a surge channel. It slid under a rock to hide. I gently put the tip of my bamboo chopstick pointer near where the octopus vanished to see what would happen. The tips of two tentacles came out to explore the chopstick, feeling around. (more…)